Programme Accountant Job at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda

Job Title: Programme Accountant

The Programme Accountant will undertake the following tasks
  • Ensure existence of acceptable financial resource management systems in accordance with the GOU and development partner policy and procedures
  • Ensure timely financial reporting
  • Support the financial planning and budgeting activities of the secretariat
  • Establish and manage procedures for systems review and external audits
  • Undertake any other tasks as may be assigned in the curse of work
Expected Core Competencies
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Experience with accounting packages
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree/ diploma in accounting, finance, business management or related fields
  • Professional accounting course
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a similar capacity
 How to Apply:

Interested candidates who possess requisite qualifications and competencies should submit their applications  with detailed CV , copies of academic certificates, testimonials  and names of 3 referees to;

National Coordinator

Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy

Secretariat

CICS Secretariat

Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Treasury Building, Ground Floor Room G 35

P.O Box 8147, Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012



Jobs at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Competitiveness Analyst
The SCA will undertake the following tasks
  • undertake studies to inform development of competitiveness priorities and policy
  • Provide research and analytical leadership and quality assurance for the secretariat outputs
  • Coordinate the development of quarterly and annual work plans and performance reports 
  • Provide leadership in the production of the secretariats research reports and policy briefs
  • Coordinate the annual national competitiveness forum
Expected Core Competencies
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Report writing and communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate meetings
  • Knowledge and experience of project monitoring and evaluation
Required Qualifications:
  • MBA or Masters degree in economics, Statistics, or a related field with at least 5 years of experience
  • Strong analytical skills with knowledge of business strategy development

How to Apply:
interested candidates who possess requisite qualifications and competencies should submit their applications  with detailed CV , copies of academic certificates, testimonials  and names of 3 referees to;
National Coordinator
Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy
Secretariat
CICS Secretariat
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Treasury Building, Ground Floor Room G 35
P.O Box 8147, Kampala Uganda

Deadline: 26th Nov 2012





Procurement Assistant Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics



Job Title: PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/32
Salary Scale: UBOS P5
Reports to: Procurement Officer


Duties and Responsibilities
1. Place Adverts for tenders and make a follow up.
2. Distribute tender/bid documents to prospective service providers.
3. Follow up of procurement documents for endorsement by the various user
departments/stakeholders.
4. Receive and register bids
5. Attends to inquiries from bidders/ suppliers
6. Proper record keeping of procurement documents.
7. Notifies bidders of the outcome of the bidding process.

Minimum requirements;
 An Honours Degree in Procurement/Purchasing and Supplies.
 Should be courteous and able to get along well with members of the public.
 Experience in procurement work is an added advantage



How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Transport Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: TRANSPORT OFFICER (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/39
Salary scale: UBOS P4.
Reports to: Senior Officer, Logistics and Supplies

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Prepare motor vehicle specifications for the organisation before procurement in
accordance with the government guidelines and regulations and advise on their
disposal schedules.
2. Deploy and supervise drivers in accordance with the rotation policy.
3. Prepare monthly vehicle status and performance reports using the motor vehicle log
books.
4. Compute the motor vehicle maintenance costs per activity/programme and prepare a
report on each vehicle on a quarterly basis.
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5. Participate in the evaluation of motor vehicle service and repairs in accordance with
the PPDA regulations.
6. Issue vehicle movement orders and gate passes in accordance with approved
itineraries.
7. Ensure that all UBOS vehicles are insured according to their respective schedules.
8. Certify work done by the garages and service providers after service/ repairs before
payments can be effected.
9. Participate in the preparation and management of the budget for the operation and
maintenance of the Bureau vehicles in accordance with the Public Finance
Regulations.
10. Manage the pool fuel in accordance with the Transport policy and finance regulations


Minimum Requirements
 An Honours degree in Arts, Social Sciences, Transport Economics, or a Higher
Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years working
experience in automobile industry.
 Training in Fleet management, Motor vehicle mechanics and maintenance is
desirable.
 Membership to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Management will be
an added advantage.
 Minimum of 5 years working experience managing a fleet of at least 50 vehicles is
essential.
 Good knowledge of Government of Uganda Vehicle management regulations is
essential.
 Practical experience of using computerized fleet management systems is an added
advantage.
 Good analytical, problem solving and report writing skills.
 Ability to work under pressure and stressful environments.
 Be able to appreciate diversity and possess excellent team building and
management skills.
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How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012




Estates Assistant Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: ESTATES ASSISTANT (CIVIL WORKS) (1)
Job Ref. UBOS/HRM/22012/40
Salary scale: UBOS P5.
Reports to: Estates Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Carry out repairs for doors, chairs, desks, /drawers, ceiling, windows and other
fixtures in a timely manner.
2. Install and make adjustments on all kin of doors and windows.
3. Identify areas that need painting and carry out the necessary painting
4. Prepare bills of quantities and maintain the records of all repairs carried out.
5. Keep accurate and comprehensive records in regard to the Estates of the Bureau.
6. Make periodic inspections and prepare monthly reports on the state of the premises.
7. Any other duties as may be assigned to him/her by the Estates Officer.

Minimum Requirements
 One must possess at least Craft 11Certificate in the relevant field.
 3 years working experience performing standard joinery level civil works.
 Ability to trace and analyze faults is critically essential.



How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012


Stores Officer Job Opportunity at Uganda Bureau of Statistics


Job Title: STORES OFFICER (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/41
Salary Scale: UBOS P4
Reports: Senior Supplies and Logistics Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Ensure timely issuing of items to clients.
2. Ensure a high level of stores record management in a bid to provide a high level of
accountability.
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3. Ensuring that receipts of stocks are timely done and stake holders are timely notified
for inspection
4. Ensure that stocks are receipted on IFMS/Solomon within a day after receipt in stores
and are forwarded to procurement for payment documentation.
5. Ensure timely posting/updating of Stock issues in IFMS/Solomon daily.
6. Carry out regular reconciliation between stock records, Solomon, and physical stocks.
7. Ensure that Bin Cards are in place and stores are chronologically arranged/labeled
8. Ensure at all times the neatness of stores & stock
9. Spearhead the annual stock taking exercise
10. Ensure on job training among the stores staff to achieve efficient stores operations
11. Carry out any other duties that may be assigned as and when need arises.


Minimum Requirements
 An honours degree in Purchasing& Supplies; Commerce; or Business Administration.
 Possession of professional qualifications in procurement and stores management
would be an added advantage
 ● At least three year experience working in stores management will be an added
advantage.
 Must be computer literate
 Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and identify solutions to problem.
 Ability to train and mentor others.
 Must be able to work for long hours with little or minimum supervision
 Ability to delegate work and supervise it to completion.


How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Jobs at Uganda Bureau of Statistics - Senior Internal Auditor



Job Title: SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/42
Salary Scale: UBOSP3
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design risk based audit programs; plans and executes audits in accordance with
generally accepted Auditing standards and International Professional Practices
Framework.
2. Plans and conducts internal audits of various department functions including
operational and financial audits. Conducts contract audits to determine compliance
with contractual obligations.
3. Reviews internal policies and procedures to ensure they are written clearly,
comprehensively, provide sufficient internal controls, and are in compliance with laws,
regulations, policies and procedures.
4. Obtains, analyzes and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed objective
opinion.
5. Documents audit work and findings in accordance with the policies, standards and
procedures in place.
6. Review relevant policies and procedures and as applicable; laws and regulations.
7. Reviews work papers and reports of the Auditor.
8. Prepare quarterly audit reports.
9. Follows up on audit recommendations to assure implementation of promised
corrective action.
10. Performs special audits, investigations and reviews, as assigned.
11. Performs ad hoc financial investigations.
12. Conducting any other related task that may be assigned by the management
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Minimum Requirements
 A Bachelors degree in Commerce; Business Administration (Accounting Option) and
membership to professional bodies like ACCA, CPA or CIIA or MBA (accounting
option).
 At least 4 years working experience in a reputable organization in the area of Audit
and/or accounting.
 Must be proficient in the use of computer using the relevant auditing or financial
management packages.
 Must possess good analytical and report writing skills.



How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012


Internal Auditor Job Vacancy at Uganda Bureau of Statistics



Job Title: INTERNAL AUDITOR (1)
Job Ref.: UBOS/HRM/2012/43
Salary Scale: UBOSP4
Reporting to: Senior Internal Auditor
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop and implement audit plans of internal business processes, application
systems, and general controls.
2. Conduct the Audit of revenue, financial and expenditures of the Bureau.
3. Performs stores supply deliveries verification.
4. Conduct periodic inspection and physical verification of goods in the store.
5. Conduct compliance audits to determine laws, regulations, policies and procedures
are being complied with.
6. Prepare written audit reports and recommendations to improve the efficiency in its
operation.
7. Compile and document audit working papers to authenticate the audit observations.
8. Verify the existence of Bureau assets and ensure that they are adequately
safeguarded against loss.
9. Conducting any other related task that may be assigned by the management
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Minimum Requirements
 A Bachelors degree in Commerce; Business Administration (Accounting Option) and
membership to professional bodies like ACCA, CPA or CIIA or MBA (accounting
option).
 At least 2 years working experience in a reputable organization in the area of Audit
and/or accounting.
 Must be proficient in the use of computer using the relevant auditing or financial
management packages.
 Must possess good analytical and report writing skills.


How to Apply:
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The closing date for receiving applications is November 23, 2012, at 5.00pm. Applications
indicating three referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail,
and telephone contacts and copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to
the following address;
The Deputy Executive Director - Corporate Services,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel.: +256-41-4706000 Fax +25641-4237533/230370.
Email: hr@ubos.org,

Deadline: 23rd Nov 2012



Program Manager Job Vacancy at Wipro in Uganda


Job Title: Program Manager - Infrastructure Operations

About this job

Our client Wipro is one of the world's leading software and outsourcing service providers that is seeking to recruit a result driven and motivated individual for the vacancy above:

Objective:

Program Head for Managed Services is required for a large Signature programs in the Telecom Vertical. The client is a large Telecom Operator providing GSM / Fixed line / Wireless services in Africa.  As a Program Head, you will be required to manage operations spread across multiple OpCos and clustered as a Hub. The current opportunity is for the SEA Hub and the position based out of Kampala, Uganda.

As Program Head, one will be responsible to manage an existing engagement comprising of inter-related projects to deliver specific business objective.  The team size is expected to be 75+ spread across multiple Opcos. The program is a multi-year engagement and the expectation is to take the engagement to the next level. The role would require high degree of customer interaction and Stakeholder Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Program Management

        Setting a clear Vision for the Operations team

        Excellent rigor in tracking service metrics, communication and closure of actionable from time to time

        Be able to make effective presentations at an Operational / Steering committee level

        Being able to work with cross functional teams, varied suppliers and business teams

    Customer Satisfaction

        High sensitivity to Customer issues - Ability to respond with speed, have work around solutions and be able to fix problems permanently

        Track transaction CSAT ( END USER LEVEL) and Perception CSAT ( BUSINESS LEVEL)

        Identifying improvement actions and fixing them timely

    Operations Management

        High compliance to agreed SoW – To meet / exceed agreed SLA/KPI targets

        Delivery of Services based on ITIL V3 framework covering Service desk , End user management and Data center domains – ( Wintel, Unix, Storage,  Backup, Network, Security, Database and Middleware towers)

        Management of Day to Day operations enabling systems to be highly available.

        Excellent Operational rigor – Being able to get into finer details and look at continuous improvement

        Carry end to end responsibility for IT Service management in Service Operations – Being responsible for effective Asset / Vendor management

        Able to identify, track and mitigate risk – Operational / Technical / Program related

    People Management

        Able to attract good talent to the program – Identify, train, coach and mentor resources to meet program objectives

        Ensure people within the account are trained to cater to technology developments and growth in the account

        To enable rotation and career plans for people to have an enriching career

        Manage Attrition and work proactively on talent retention strategies

    Process & Compliance

        Highly process oriented – Able to Define, lay down processes in a way to enable smooth business operations. Should also be able to redefine process, identify non-value adds and simplify as required

        Should be trained on usage of Quality tools

        Be able to draw on QC tools to make effective

    Financial Governance

        Track and improve on Cost of Delivery

        Maximize on new business opportunities within the account and develop plans for penetration of Wipro Services and increase share of wallet

        Track receivables and collect outstanding payments

Qualifications:

    12 – 15 years of Industry experience

    Certified Stanford Program Manager or PMP or equivalent

    Should be ITIL V3 certified

    Handled at least 2 or more programs of equal to or 70% of current program size in a Managed Service portfolio

    Strong technology orientation – To be able to work in a multi domain environment

    Domain experience in one / multiple domains

    Strong aptitude for delivery processes and delivery management with detail orientation

    High rigor on operations and Continual Improvement

    Expertise with program planning and tracking tools like MS Project/Clarity

    High sensitivity to Customer satisfaction

    People centric attitude

    Refined and well-organized multi-tasking skills

    In-depth knowledge of risk management models and skills

    Strong customer management skills

    Excellent written and oral communication

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to wiprojobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 28th Nov 2012



Fluid Service Engineers Jobs at Oilfield Service Company in Uganda


Job Title: Fluid Service Engineers

About this job

An Oilfield service company is looking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the above vacancy;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    The fluid service engineer is responsible for the installation, installation acceptance and short instruction of the DEOS (Import Server) nationwide in all districts of the country. He belongs to one of the six regional centres (Data Collection Canter & Service Base).

    The fluid service engineer is responsible for repairing and maintenance of all enrollment units (notebooks, fingerprint sensors, signature panels, photo cameras, HDDs, USB sticks), import servers, power generators and all computer hardware and software. Additionally he has to implement software updates and technical improvements. He guarantees the full availability of all equipment for a continuous enrollment operation.

    He is responsible for the spare part management, replacement of defect parts and ordering of new spare parts from the central service base.

    An additional task is the of the operations, material management, human resources to identify production downtime and immediately reporting to the central service database.

Qualifications:

    A degree, diploma or certificate in a related field.

    Self driven, organized, reliable with initiative.

    Must have a mechanical background.

    Must have plumbing experience.

    Applicants from Buliisa, Porongo, Hoima, Nwoya, Nebbi, Masindi or Kiryanddongo districts are encouraged to apply.

    Experience in the oil & gas industry will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to FESjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 28th Nov 2012


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